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SRPS RAILTOURS : 2009 PROGRAMME


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Below are details of the 2009 SRPS Railtours programme.

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Sunday 5 April : THE FORTH CIRCLE - Forth Bridge, Fife, Clackmannan & Stirling
Steam-hauled by 61994 The Great Marquess

From LINLITHGOW (morning train)   &   DALMENY (afternoon train)
Morning and afternoon steam specials round the 'Forth Circle'; over the Forth Bridge, along the Fife Coast and round the Fife Circle then along the recently re-opened railway through Kincardine and Alloa to Stirling.
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Saturday 9 May : FORT WILLIAM & MALLAIG

From GLENROTHES with Thornton, Kirkcaldy, Dalgety Bay, Dalmeny, Linlithgow, Falkirk High, Croy, Westerton
From the scenic West Highland Line view the splendour of Loch Long, Loch Lomond, Rannoch Moor, Monessie Gorge, Ben Nevis, Glenfinnan and Morar.
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Saturday 30 May : PLOCKTON & KYLE of LOCHALSH

From DUNBAR, Drem, Longniddry, Edinburgh Waverley, Dalmeny, Dalgety Bay, Kirkcaldy, Markinch, Ladybank, Perth
The Highland Line via Blair Atholl, Drumochter, Aviemore and Culloden to Inverness, then via Dingwall, Garve and the spectacular scenery along Loch Carron to Plockton and Kyle of Lochalsh.
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Saturday 13 June : YORK & HARROGATE

From GLENROTHES with Thornton, Kirkcaldy, Dalgety Bay, Dalmeny, Edinburgh Waverley, Drem
Along the East Coast Main Line through Berwick, Newcastle and Durham for a visit to the historic cathedral city of York or the attractive spa town of Harrogate.
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Saturday 4 July : AVIEMORE & INVERNESS
Steam-hauled by 60009 Union of South Africa between Perth & Inverness (return)

From POLMONT, Falkirk Grahamston, Larbert, Stirling, Dunblane, Perth
Steam-hauled along the Highland Line through Dunkeld, Pitlochry, Blair Atholl and over Drumochter Summit, the highest point on the British railway network. Passengers may leave the train at Aviemore for a trip on the Speyside Railway through Boat of Garten to Broomhill. Alternatively remain aboard over Slocht Summit and past Culloden to Inverness. The train is diesel-hauled between Polmont and Perth (both ways).
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Sunday 16 August : PLOCKTON & KYLE of LOCHALSH

From ABERDEEN, Dyce, Inverurie, Huntly, Elgin
Through rural Aberdeenshire, Banffshire and Moray to Inverness, then via Dingwall, Garve and the spectacular scenery along Loch Carron to Plockton and Kyle of Lochalsh.
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Sunday 23 August : THE FORTH CIRCLE - Forth Bridge, Fife, Clackmannan & Stirling
Steam-hauled by 60009 Union of South Africa

From LINLITHGOW (morning train)   &   DALMENY or INVERKEITHING (afternoon train)
Morning and afternoon steam specials round the 'Forth Circle'; over the Forth Bridge, along the Fife Coast and round the Fife Circle then along the recently re-opened railway through Kincardine and Alloa to Stirling.
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Saturday 5 September : AVIEMORE & INVERNESS
Hauled by heritage diesel 40 145

From CARLISLE, Gretna Green, Annan, Dumfries, Sanquhar, Auchinleck, Kilmarnock, Stewarton, Larbert
The Nith Valley Line through Dumfriesshire and Ayrshire, then north through Stirling to Perth and over the Highland Line via Blair Atholl, Drumochter, Aviemore and Culloden to Inverness.
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Saturday 26 September : PLOCKTON & KYLE of LOCHALSH

From PAISLEY Gilmour Street, Maxwell Park, Burnside, Hamilton Central, Motherwell, Cumbernauld, Larbert, Stirling, Dunblane, Perth
The Highland Line via Blair Atholl, Drumochter, Aviemore and Culloden to Inverness, then via Dingwall, Garve and the spectacular scenery along Loch Carron to Plockton and Kyle of Lochalsh.
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Saturday 10 October : OXENHOLME (for Lake District), MORECAMBE & CARNFORTH

From DUNDEE, Perth, Dunblane, Stirling, Larbert, Cumbernauld, Motherwell, Carluke, Carstairs
Over Beattock and Shap Summits on the West Coast Main Line to Oxenholme for optional coach tour to the Lake District, or the seaside resort of Morecambe.
This tour was cancelled
Friday 4 December : LINCOLN (for Christmas Market)

From LINLITHGOW, Edinburgh Waverley, Drem, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Alnmouth, Morpeth, Cramlington, Newcastle upon Tyne, Durham
Along the East Coast Main Line through Durham and York to Doncaster then through Gainsborough to the historic city of Lincoln with its famous Christmas Market. Christmas Dinner is available during the return journey.
( Tour organised jointly with North East Railtours )

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